The Wheel of Time
2009 WHEN WE FIRST STARTED OUR nursing careers in local NICUs, we didn't even think about what neonatal care would be like in 2009! (Would there even be premies any more?) We took care of 30-week premature infants that we were happy "made it." Developmental care was birthing itself; fabulous research was being done. It was an incredible job—taking care of premature infants. As the years went by, premies became smaller; technology became "bigger"; fertility drugs seemed to help create more multiple pregnancies: smaller, earlier births; and it seemed that more cesarean sections were needed.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 1, 2009
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